Recent Stories on Sparks

January 30, 2015

Sophie Duncan '16 was the Project Assistant and Interviewer for Imagine Providence, an audio storytelling project on Swearer Sparks that features local organizations of all shapes, sizes, and missions. Imagine Providence is a resource to inform students and residents about the inspiring, amazing, and innovative efforts of local groups, and catalyze each listener to explore and learn more from leading organizations in Providence. Here, Sophie reflects on her role.

Sophie Duncan '16
January 28, 2015
Race and Gender in the Scientific Community
"I never expected you to be a physics concentrator." So then you say, "Based on what?" And there's really only one answer.
Liza Yeager '17, Storyteller for Good
January 15, 2015

Christina is a member of the 2014-2015 TRI-Lab on Healthy Food Access. She, along with her TRI-Lab colleagues, are working towards improving the Fresh To You (FTY) mobile discount fresh fruits and vegetables market. 

Christina Hom BS, MPH’15
December 18, 2014

Sara is one of six student coordinators of Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment, a refugee tutoring program that matches Brown students with refugee students in Providence.  She has worked with BRYTE as a tutor for four years.  This was her second semester as a coordinator.

Sara Winnick ’15
December 16, 2014

Anthony, Sandra, and Dipal are community fellows for Partnership for Adult Learning (PAL), an organization that promotes partnerships between Brown students and adults with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island. 

Anthony Jang '15, Sandra Yan '14.5, Dipal Nagda '17
December 12, 2014

Kelly McGlynn is a senior concentrating in Environmental Studies. Kelly is a member of the Food is Medicine group in the Healthy Food Access Tri-Lab.

Kelly McGlynn '15
December 10, 2014

Olivia is a sophomore concentrating in Public Health. She is community fellow for the Rhode Island Urban Debate League and debate coach at Paul Cuffee Upper School and Alvarez High School.  

Olivia Veira '17
December 5, 2014
I see food as a medium for social change. Food is this universal connection between everyone.
Sophie McKibben '16, Storyteller for Good
December 5, 2014

Sarah Cowles ’17 is the student coordinator for the Brown SAT/College Prep Program

Sarah Cowles ’17
December 3, 2014

Mya is a member of the 2014-15 TRI-Lab on Healthy Food Access. With her TRI-Lab colleagues she is working to develop a sustainable model for bringing fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income neighborhoods.

Mya Roberson '16
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